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Re: exec() function, cmd, background printing

Postby johnj » Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:42 am

I downloaded foxitreader and tested what you are doing. I copied a pdf file to my root folder (I used xampp for this test, so it is the htdocs folder) and then used the following code:

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$ret = exec("C:\\PROGRA~1\\FOXITS~1\\FOXITR~1\\FOXITR~1.EXE /p Prospectus.pdf",$output,$temp);
var_dump($output);
var_dump($ret);
var_dump($temp);


When I ran the above php code, it did work. My pdf file was sent to the printer. see the output in the attached file.
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Re: exec() function, cmd, background printing

Postby lukasg » Wed Jul 31, 2013 8:23 am

Great, tell me please on what OS ?

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Re: exec() function, cmd, background printing

Postby johnj » Fri Aug 02, 2013 2:06 am

Windows 7 ultimate

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Re: exec() function, cmd, background printing

Postby lukasg » Thu Aug 08, 2013 4:10 am

Many thanks for all your help and and the time spent on helping me :)


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